Looking for a new wine to try along with the perfect food pairing?
The Spier Yellowwood Organic Rosé has beautiful flavours of violets, mulberry, juicy red plum and subtle spice, and is the perfect partner to this fragrant frittata.
Herb & Leek Frittata with Smoked Trout, sour cream and avocado served with Spier The Yellowwood Organic Rosé
Ingredients (serves 6)
200g leeks, sliced up (about 2 cups)
8 XL eggs
Small bunch of baby spinach leaves (about 20g)
Small bunch of parsley (about 20g)
Small bunch of dill (about 20g) with extra for garnish
Salt and pepper, to taste
250g thick sour cream
1 ripe avocado, sliced
At least 100g cold-smoked trout/salmon ribbons
Fresh lemon wedge, to serve
Preheat oven to 220°C
In a 23cm iron skillet, heat half the butter and fry the leeks until soft but not too brown.
Transfer to a blender, adding eggs, spinach, parsley, dill and a generous seasoning of salt and pepper. Process into a thick, green batter.
In the same pan, add the rest of the butter over high heat. Add the green mixture, using a spatula to stir it slowly as if making scrambled eggs. Stop stirring when the mixture starts to look lumpy but still runny (it only takes a minute or two).
Transfer the pan to the oven, and bake for 8 – 10 minutes, until just set.
Allow to cool at room temperature, then top with sour cream, sliced avocado and trout/salmon. Season, slice and serve with fresh lemon wedges.
Spier wines can be tasted and purchased at the farm in Stellenbosch, and are widely available in stores and online at shop.spier.co.za